The Rains Came (Love & Violence in Exotic India)

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Hindus and Moslems, Brahmins and Untouchables, western missionaries and British colonial bureaucrats, the famous novelist brings to life the social conditions of the last decade of the British Raj. Basis of a 1939 movie featuring Myrna Loy and Tyrone Power.

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India was magnificent, I was happier and unhappier there than I have ever been in my life, writes Louis Bromfield to his friend Gertrude Stein back in Paris.

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Here is no ordinary novel, but rather a tour de force. --The New York Times

A novel packed with incident, excitement, pictures, and vigor. The Rains Came is good storytelling. --Saturday Review of Literature

The Rains Came makes its bid for being classed as a great novel the story is rich in implications that give it values overarching the realistic account of individual experience. --London Times Literary Supplement

A novel packed with incident, excitement, pictures, and vigor. The Rains Came is good storytelling. --Saturday Review of Literature

The Rains Came makes its bid for being classed as a great novel the story is rich in implications that give it values overarching the realistic account of individual experience. --London Times Literary Supplement

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